Justice Department

In this Nov. 7, 2017 file photo, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calf., answers questions during an interview at the Associated Press bureau in Washington.
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April 30, 2019 - 12:35 pm
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House intelligence committee, Adam Schiff, is making a criminal referral to the Justice Department for the founder of the security firm Blackwater, alleging he lied to his committee in 2017. Erik Prince testified to the...
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Attorney General William Barr speaks alongside Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein about the release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report during a news conference, Thursday, April 18, 2019.
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April 26, 2019 - 2:02 pm
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is taking swipes at his critics as he prepares to leave the Justice Department, using one of his final speeches to defend his handling of the special counsel's Russia investigation and condemn decisions made...
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President Donald Trump gives a 'thumbs-up' as he prepares to board Air Force One, Thursday, April 18, 2019, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
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April 19, 2019 - 11:43 am
By Nancy Benac, Chad Day, Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after celebrating the release of the Mueller report as "a good day," President Donald Trump struck a defiant tone Friday, unleashing tweets saying claims in the report by former administration...
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Mueller report
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April 18, 2019 - 3:08 pm
UPDATED: 3:50 p.m. ___ WASHINGTON (AP) — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller's report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller's removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice...
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Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 election is expected to be released publicly on Thursday and has said he is redacting four types of information from the report.
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April 17, 2019 - 6:44 pm
By Chad Day, Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo WASHINGTON (AP) — After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller. The Justice Department on Thursday is expected to release a redacted version of the special counsel's report on Russian election interference...
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W. Samuel Patten, right, with his wife, leaves federal court after being sentenced to three years probation in the Trump Russia Probe case, Friday April 12, 2019, in Washington.
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April 15, 2019 - 10:41 am
By Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington political consultant initially entangled in the Russia investigation was sentenced Friday to three years of probation for illegal lobbying and skirting the ban on foreign donations to President Donald Trump's inaugural committee. W...
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In this photo provided by the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, HHS Office of Inspector General agents, take part in arrests Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Queens, N.Y.
Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General via AP
April 09, 2019 - 12:44 pm
By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities said Tuesday they've broken up a $1.2 billion Medicare scam that peddled unneeded orthopedic braces to hundreds of thousands of seniors via foreign call centers. The Justice Department announced charges against 24...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., joined at right by Ranking Member Doug Collins, R-Ga., prepares for the start of a hearing on The Equality Act, a comprehensive nondiscrimination bill for LGBT rights, Washington, D.C.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
April 03, 2019 - 10:47 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee approved subpoenas Wednesday for special counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia report as Democrats pressure the Justice Department to release the document without redactions. The committee voted 24-17 to give...
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The letter from Attorney General William Barr to Congress on the conclusions reached by special counsel Robert Mueller in the Russia probe.
Jon Elswick/AP Photo
March 25, 2019 - 8:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats pressed the Justice Department Monday to provide the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller even as Republicans gleefully called for them to "move on" from the Russia investigation. President Donald Trump accused those responsible for launching Mueller's...
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Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va., on Thursday, March 21, 2019. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is expected to present a report to the Justice Department any day now.
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March 21, 2019 - 10:19 am
By Jill Colvin, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he believes special counsel Robert Mueller's report should be released to the public, even as he disparaged its very existence as "ridiculous." "Let it come out, let people see it," Trump told reporters as he left the...
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